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Smartphones aren't the only pieces of kit consumers are going crazy for these days. Wearable tech, including products that monitor health, are becoming the must-have gadgets. Samsung already has the Gear Fit, but if an invite to an event in San Francisco on May 28th is anything to go by, the South Korean manufacturer isn't quite done with this market just yet. According to the invitation, Samsung is looking to start a "new conversation around health".

Samsung Health Event

The event is scheduled to be held just prior to Apple's WWDC event, but we're not entirely sure what's going to be announced. As it's Samsung, and taking its rather short history of health wearable into accounts, it could be anything from announcing new sensors/components to a new product release. We'll hopefully have more details around the time of the event later this month.

Source: Engadget

 
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All this health stuff seems to me to be completely exaggerated. Not a lot of people actually take enough interest in their health and fitness and from those people only a few will take an interest in combining that with technology. Guess we'll see

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That's true, but people still love to spend on fostering the appearance of being/acting healthy. So while some will actually commit, there is an abundance of unused treadmills to be had in the classifieds as testament to those that don't. The new era of gadgets and trackers is just an extention of that mentality.

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